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GARBERVILLE - As of Thursday, CAL FIRE has a new place to station it’s helicopters if needed.

The Humboldt County Aviation Division has issued temporary flight restrictions at the Garberville Airport except for firefighting aircrafts. The airport will allow CAL FIRE to use the space if more helicopters are deployed due to wildfires. The Dinsmore Airport is also currently closed to the...

ARCATA - A local Life Scout is looking to earn the rank of Eagle Scout and the California Highway Patrol is helping him get there.

17-year-old Tyler Roney of Troop 53 has selected a flag retirement ceremony as his Eagle Scout project. He approached the CHP to assist him in gathering the old flags. Roney has researched proper flag disposal and will explain American flag symbolism and the...

EUREKA - A new report is detailing what St. Joseph Health registered nurses say are serious ethical and patient care concerns. Wednesday St. Joseph nurses gathered in Napa and Thursday in Apple Valley and Eureka to explain their findings.

The report alleges that millions of dollars in tax subsidies are being sent to hedge funds and special accounts in the Cayman Islands; rather than...

FERNDALE- The 119th annual Humboldt County Fair kicked off in Ferndale on Thursday.

This year’s theme is “A Salute to our Coastal Heritage, as the museum has been reopened.  The museum includes artifacts from Humboldt County’s history. Besides horse racing, there’s various vendors, live music, the junior livestock auction and displays by local artists. County officials expect the fair...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is looking for up to seven people to serve on its new Economic Development Commission.

At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, staff outlined the commission's objectives, including promoting actions to maintain and create high quality jobs, improving Eureka’s community assets and creating a diverse and resilient economy. On September 1, the council will vote...

FORTUNA- Drunk drivers beware. The county is kicking off it's Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Labor Day campaign Friday night.

The high-visibility campaign lasts through September 7. During that time the Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force is deploying saturated patrols and dui checkpoints throughout Humboldt County.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Labor...

EUREKA- Good news for book lovers, the Humboldt County Library System has raised a large sum to keep new materials coming in.

Over the past year the library has raised over $204,000. Those funds come from donations by the friends partnership, local foundations and organizations, along with individual donors. The library says this year's amount raised exceeds average donations. The funds...

FRESHWATER- Humboldt County resident Irene Gates turned 100 Thursday.

She was born in 1915 and was raised on a dairy farm in the Sacramento Valley during the great depression. Gates joined the navy at the outset of World War Two, serving until 1945.

She got married to a 3rd generation Humboldt County resident and has lived here now for 70 years.

Happy birthday Irene.